Why are companies investing in startups?

Corporate venture capital is seeing an unprecedented growth. Even though there are concerns over investment in startups by companies, venture capital markets are becoming irrationally exuberant as the large corporations are not showing any signs of doing away with their venture investing activities. Corporate venture capital is generally understood to be some kind of equity investment […]

Update on FinTech Series

Thank you all for the emails and update requests on when the next episode will be held. Yes, it has been two months since I’ve organised a new episode and I would like to apologise on the absence of updates. There were a couple of snags that hindered the series’ progress. – The latest episode […]

Accepting Applications! TURN8 – MENA’s Premier Growth Accelerator

We’re accepting applications from exciting technology startups for our Round 7, held between September 1st 2016 – January 8th 2017 (4 months). As I’ve mentioned it before, we’re a a venture fund comprised of a growth accelerator program complemented by a follow-on investment fund. Startup teams in TURN8 are fuelled with investment, mentorship, training and year-long business […]